Plains is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 1,093 people and just one neighborhood, Plains is the 178th largest community in Kansas.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Plains, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.24% of Plains’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Plains is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Plains who work in farm management occupations (13.70%), office and administrative support (11.47%) and food service (9.93%).
In addition, many people in Plains have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Plains is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.97 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Plains doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.